Report sheds light on what Aston Villa's players think about Remi Garde's future

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Aston Villa's players allegedly believe Remi Garde will leave the club this summer.

According to The Mirror, the Aston Villa squad believe that manager Remi Garde will leave the club in some way before the start of next season.

Garde, 49, was appointed Villa boss back in November following the departure of Tim Sherwood, with the Frenchman brought in with a view to improving Villa's fortunes.

However, it hasn't really worked for the former Lyon boss. Garde has won just two Premier League matches in charge of Villa, and they remain bottom of the table, staring relegation to the Championship in the face.

With only 16 points to their name, and eight points adrift of safety, Villa no doubt have on eye on the Championship, and some players are bound to leave the club at the end of the season - but could Garde also be heading for the Villa Park exit door?

The Mirror claim that Villa's players already believe that Garde is on his way out this summer, whether that's by him resigning or him being sacked less than a year into his stint as Villa boss

Garde has no Championship experience, and Villa - who saw the likes of Leeds United, Nottingham Forest and Wolverhampton Wanderers drop from all the way down to League One - may instead want to bring in a manager who knows what it takes to get out of the second tier, such as former Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson.

It may be another gamble for Villa to take, but Garde hasn't managed to turn the side around so far, and with wholesale changes expected, he could be one of a number of casualties - and Villa's players allegedly believe that to be the case.

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